Team Dean Preparing for Nationals


FWCC's Doug Dean squad are preparing for another shot at the National Wheelchair Curling Championships being held in Boucherville, Quebec April 24 to 30, 2017.

The defending National silver medalist team of Skip Doug Dean, Vice Gino Sonego, second Rick Bell, Lead Lola Graham and alternate Chris Provenzano successfully retained their Northern Ontario titles defeating Team Gan of Kenora CC in the final. The team is coached by Doug Gelmich and Mike Bergquist.

Dean's squad also recently captured a gold medal at the 2017 Ontario Para Sports Winter Games held in Brantford where they finished the event undefeated. 

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Dean Wins Gold

Congratulations to FWCC's Team Dean who captured a Gold Medal at the 2017 Ontario Para Sports Winter Games held in Brantford over the weekend. They finished the event undefeated. Team members include: Skip Doug Dean, Vice Gino Sonego, second Rick Bell, Lead Lola Graham and Coach Mike Bergquist.

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Wheelchair Curling

Wheelchair CurlingThe Thunder Bay Wheelchair Curling Association plays Sunday afternoons at 3:30 p.m. Anyone 18 years of age or older with a physical disability can join in to enjoy the sport of curling from a wheelchair. Basic curling instruction is provided by experienced curlers.
Call Gino at 577-6507 or aurora2@tbaytel.net, or the Fort William Curling Club at 622-5377 for more details.
 
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For info on wheelchair curling visit www.wheelchaircurling.com.

Congratulations Team Northern Ontario!!

FWCC's Doug Dean team brought home silver medals from the Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship!

Team Members:
Skip Doug Dean, Third Gino Sonego, Second Chris Provenzano, Lead Lola Graham
Alternate Rick Bell, Coaches Doug Gelmich and Mike Bergquist

The Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championships were held in Regina, April 4th to 10th, 2016


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